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Why Green Roof?

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via Plenty written by Tobin Hack Q. I know that green roofs cut down on CO2 and filter pollution and contaminants out of the air in cities, etc, etc. That’s all great. But—and I hate to sound selfish here—what’s in it for me? Building a green roof isn’t cheap; will I benefit directly in any way?

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Ten Reasons Why You Should Never Accept a Diamond

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~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ This is so true. I have never really been a fan of diamonds.

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Gift Ideas from Etsy ECO Team

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Giveaway - Safix Scrub Pad

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I was given the chance to try out the Safix scrub pad two weeks ago. We have been using one on the dishes and one for other household chores ever since. The Safix pad is fantastic! It works extremely well on the dishes, gets the grim the first time and does not scratch the pans or plates.

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The Advantages of Oven Stoves

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Oven stoves are greener, more efficient, healthier, safer and cozier than all modern heating systems. Why are they gone and how do we get them back? An oven stove is a very efficient and robust oven that radiates heat all day.

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Lodging industry energy use down 5 percent from 2008 to 2012

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Lodging industry energy use down 5 percent from 2008 to 2012 is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. A Big Data look at 2,200 U.S. lodging establishments also shows a decrease in total electric consumption in this sector of 6 percent decrease during peak demand.

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The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil

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The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil - 53 min - Jul 6, 2008 [link] When the Soviet Union collapsed in 1990, Cuba's economy went into a tailspin. With imports of oil cut by more than half – and food by 80 percent – people were desperate. This film tells of the hardships and struggles as well as the community and creativity of the Cuban people during this difficult time.

Chart: The Black Triangle Suffocating Beijing | Mother Jones

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In 2008, Beijing pulled off what some (myself included) considered a miracle: banishing choking smog to reveal an Olympic city bathing in blue. 2008 December. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture. Photo Essays. Blogs Political MoJo.

World's online climate conference "Climate 2008" from 3-7 November 2008

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[link] Climate 2008 in a nutshell Patronage Papers & Posts General discussion Live-Chat Climate Projects around the world Climate Change Studies Library Podcasts The world's climate neutral Scientific Climate Conference 3-7 November 2008 online Welcome to the conference The online climate conference has opened its virtual doors. Participation: Register for free to take part in this major online event from 3-7 November 2008.

Eco-Products Directory 2008: For Sustainable Production and Consumption

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Eco-Products Directory 2008: For Sustainable Production and Consumption (c) Asian Productivity Organization, 2008 ISBN: 92-833-7066-X Click here to download the whole book.

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Environmental stories to watch 2008

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What will Congress do about climate change in 2008? Mb) Press Release National Press Club Number of Pages: 15 International Climate Negotiations – The Road from Bali Will Congress Address Climate Change in 2008? Food, Fuel, and Forests Will China Lead or Lag on Climate Change in 2008?

State of the world 2008

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Table of Contents Beyond the Book Get more out of State of the World 2008 with additional resources from Worldwatch Institute, including: Interactive Polls A Discussion Guide A list of key innovations State of the World Briefs Photo Slideshow Chapter 1.

White Christmas

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The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Wednesday, December 24, 2008 White Christmas A few days ago, on the Winter Solstice, a dump of snow covered the Earth in white billows. Merry Christmas, Baby Brie At December 25, 2008 5:53 AM , Upstate said.

“The Fiction Writer: Get Published, Write Now!” By Nina Munteanu

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The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Sunday, December 14, 2008 “The Fiction Writer: Get Published, Write Now!” science-fiction posted by SF Girl @ 12:33 AM 10 Comments 10 Comments: At December 14, 2008 10:48 AM , Jean-Luc Picard said.

Nina Goes on the Radio…And Reads a Book—In English AND Spanish!

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The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Tuesday, December 9, 2008 Nina Goes on the Radio…And Reads a Book—In English AND Spanish! science-fiction posted by SF Girl @ 12:05 AM 6 Comments 6 Comments: At December 10, 2008 11:50 AM , Jean-Luc Picard said.

The Dead Eagle

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The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Wednesday, December 31, 2008 The Dead Eagle Falln as he is, this king of birds still seems Like royalty in ruins. At December 31, 2008 12:01 PM , SF Girl said.

The Poetry of Anand Bora: “The Road That Was”

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science-fiction posted by SF Girl @ 12:13 AM 6 Comments 6 Comments: At December 12, 2008 12:17 PM , Jean-Luc Picard said. At December 12, 2008 2:28 PM , SF Girl said.

Chucka Stone Designs

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Name: Jenn Shon Shop Name: Chucka Stone Designs Shop Link: [link] Location: Boston, MA Ships To: Worldwide and free shipping promo going on through the end of 2008 to anyone in the US What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products?

Cut Down on Indoor Pollutants

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gnomeclothes and TheStandingTree

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18, 2007) but I didn’t list my first item until February 2008.

How to Build A Floating Island

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Scott Kellogg and Stacy Pettigrew / Illustration by Juan Martinez Excerpted from "Toolbox for sustainable City Living: A Do-It-Ourselves Guide" by Scott Kellogg and Stacy Pettigrew (South End Press, 2008). ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I LOVE LOVE LOVE this!

Clean Coal Reality

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Reality There are no clean coal power plants in the United States. Reality Coal is not clean. Learn more HERE Labels: Random, Did You Know, Video.

Product Review - Parent's Choice Organic Wipes

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Photos belong to me. All rights reserved. Please link to this blog if you use my photos. We have been using these wipes for more than a year now and absolutely love them! My daughter was born with extremely sensitive skin and other wipes made her skin bleed.

Sea Find Designs

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Name: Tracy Prince Shop Name: Sea Find Designs and Stepping Stones Shop Link: www.seafinddesigns.etsy.com and www.steppingstones.etsy.com Location: Rhode Island Ships To: Everywhere! What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products?

Product Review- Tom's Natural Toothpaste

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My family and I have been using Tom's Toothpaste for 4 months now. The first flavor we picked up was Peppermint. Peppermint did not go over well with the whole family. My husband really likes the peppermint, my 7 yr old son hated the peppermint, and I could live without. It was a little too bitter.

White Roofs

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Who Owns The Organic Companies

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You may be surprised. Then again you may not. Click on the photo to enlarge. Labels: Did You Know

Habitaflex

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Labels: Random, Video

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Energy Window Film

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Energy Film is a thin, transparent window film that provides immediate year-round energy savings by retaining interior heat in the winter and blocking solar heat in the summer. Energy film is an inexpensive and easy way to make the home or office more energy efficient while providing UV protection.

Flushless Urinals

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LOL

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Labels: Random

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Everything Will Be Alright

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Re-Born

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courtneyscastle - $85.00 Materials: Bicycle inner tube, cardboard, car tire, washer Labels: eco online shopping.

How to Make a Wallet with Food Boxes

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RePlayGround Labels: Make your own

World Trade Centers = USS New York

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Photos are not linked. The scrape metal from the World Trade Centers that fell September 11th 2001 was used to construct the USS New York and it's motto is "Never Forget." See the information, pictures and videos below.

Christmas Bows- Make Your Own

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These are the bows I made. You may recall that I posted a link to a tutorial to make your own Christmas bows this year with magazines. All you need to make these bows is scissors, a sharp pointed object, (such as a seam ripper or a box knife), magazines, and brads (aka paper fasteners).

Holiday Photo Cards with ReProduct

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Let's face it, no matter how beautiful we think our family is or how adorable are children are not many card recipients keep those photos forever or for very long. So how do you remedy the situation but still send a beautiful holiday photo card? Welcome to "A World Without Waste".

rent A toy

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It is a little late for this year, but next year why don't you try renting toys for your child? Check out this [link] you can rent quality toys that are in great shape and return them or trade them in for new toys when your child becomes bored.

DebbyAremDesigns

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Shop Name: DebbyAremDesigns Shop Link: [link] Location: Gaithersburg/Laytonsville , Maryland Ships To: US and International What materials do you use for your ECO friendly products?

ECO-Dome

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Labels: Did you know, video

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